Pathology Associates Of Lexington, P.A.
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        Martin John Spalding, MD, July 2009-present

Certification and qualifications

Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology.  Extensive training and experience in General Surgical Pathology, Dermatopathology, Genitourinary, Liver and Gastrointestinal Pathology, Immunoperoxidase staining, and all areas of Clinical Pathology.

Professional experience

Current: LMC Medical Staff Chief of Pathology, 1 January 2012-present; Director of LMC Pathology & Lab. Medicine 1 July 2013-present, having been interim Director of AP much of 2012; & Associate Pathologist with Pathology Associates of Lexington, P. A. @ Lexington Medical Center (LMC), West Columbia, SC, since 1 July 2009. John became Treasurer of S. C. Society of Pathologists & pathologist delegate to the SCMA in 2011. He became a member of The Lexington Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors June 2012-present.


  • Diagnosis and consultation in all areas of anatomic and clinical pathology in private practice since 2000. Laboratory Medical Director Centerpoint Medical Center and Lafayette Regional Hospital.
  • Former president, Kansas City Society of Pathologists & officer to the Missouri State Society of Pathology.
  • Partner and member of, and former managing partner of, executive management council for Midwest Pathology Associates and Midwest Anatomic Pathology Laboratory.  Director of immunohistochemistry  at HCA Midwest laboratories.
  • Vice chairman of professional services and member of Cancer Committee at Centerpoint Medical Center.  November 2001- July 2009.
  • Associate Pathologist. Diagnosis and consultation in all areas of anatomic and clinical pathology.  Interpretation of all immunoperoxidase stains. Setup, in-house immunoperoxidase lab.  Director of Histology.  Director of Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine.  Director of Hematology.  Director of Coagulation.  Director of Serology and Urinalysis.  Tumor Conference liaison.  Emergency Services Committee.  Transfusion Services.  Internal medicine services committee.  Surgical services committee. Northeast Pathologists, Inc. Hannibal Regional Hospital.  May 2000-October 2001.
  • Locum tenens pathologist, Northeast Pathologists, Inc. Hannibal Regional Hospital.  As available. October 1998-May 2000.
  • Consulting Pathologist, Boyce and Bynum Pathology Laboratories.  Columbia, MO.  November 1997-October 1999.
  • Consulting Pathologist, Liver and Pancreas Institute of Kansas City, 2006-2009.

Post Graduate Medical Training

Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.  University of Missouri-Columbia.  April 1996-May 2000.  Chief Resident, May 1999-May 2000.

Training in Dermatopathology. Cutaneous Pathology.  St. Louis, MO.  Drs. Santa Cruz and Hurt.  March 1999 and October 1999.

Post-Sophomore Fellowship in Pathology.  June 1993-June1994.

Medical Education

University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Medicine.  May 1996. Cum Laude.  Doctor of Medicine.

Premedical Education and Experience

North Kansas City Hospital, Medical Technologist (ASCP).  1989-1992.  North Kansas City, MO.

Northwest Missouri State University, Post-Graduate Biology, non-degree seeking.  1989-1991.  Maryville, MO.

North Kansas City Hospital School of Medical Technology.  Accreditation and certification, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Medical Technologist.  1988-1989.  North Kansas City, MO.

Missouri Western State University.  Bachelors of Science in Medical Technology and Natural Science.  1983-1989.  St. Joseph, MO.

Research and Publications

The incidence of the gene for Hemochromatosis in patients with Hepatitis C virus and other diseases associated with increased iron storage.  June 1996-December 1999.

Hereditary Hemochromatosis Gene in Patients Infected with Hepatitis C Virus; An Evaluation Using RFLP-PCR.  Poster presented November 1997 at Diagnostic Molecular Pathology National Convention.  San Diego, CA.

Hyperammonemia Precipitated by Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Patient with Previously Undiagnosed Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency.  Trivedi, Jonnalagadda, and Spalding.  Accepted for publication.

Bilateral Orbital Metastases from Breast Carcinoma: A Case of False Pseudotumor.  OPHTHALMOLOGY, October 1998.  Vol 105; No. 10; pg 1897-1901.  Toller, Gigantelli, Spalding.

Subcutaneous Pleomorphic Liposarcoma. Case report.  Spalding, Santa Cruz, Fletcher.

Immunoperoxidase Staining for bcl-2 and Ki-67 in melanocytic lesions. Hurt, Spalding, Santa Cruz.

Lecturer. ASCP national teleconference. Microscopic Analysis of Body Fluids. October 2003.

Presenter. Pathology Services Associates, Pathology practice development conference.  June 2008.

Personal Information.

Born in 1965 & married since 1987 & have three children ages (in 2013) 18, 15 and 11.

Professional memberships

Fellow- American Society of Clinical Pathologists.  Fellow- College of American Pathologists.

South Carolina Medical Association. Lexington Medical Association. South Carolina Society of Pathologists.

Past President, Kansas City Society of Pathologists. Officer Missouri Society of Pathologists. Board, Missouri Society of Pathologists.

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